Omnia Gourmet is Silvena Rowe’s first Dubai venture. You’ll find it here, at the Jumeirah 1 Fishing Harbour. Bookings not necessary, outdoor terrace, unlicensed.
Just a quick flip through the dishes Nobu Matsuhisa had his international chefs cook up for us at the recent “World of Nobu” event at Atlantis Dubai. Was it worth it? Hell yes.
One week before Christmas I cashed in our skyward miles and flew to the Kerala city of Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum to the thick tongued), and decamped at the Kempinski in Kovolam, taking two of my lovely female friends with me, and leaving all stresses, children and husband behind. Did I miss […]
It’s the festival of colour today, and so I thought I’d do a (fairly) wordless tribute. It’s a Hindu celebration, where they paint everything with powdered colour, and something I’d love to participate in first-hand one day, probably in Rajasthan, but I also like the idea of being in Braj, […]
In the middle of winter, there is a place in Salzburg to escape the cloud. A funicular breaks through the misty barrier every ten minutes and takes frozen revellers to a place where the sun shines, snowy mountains gleam in glorious light, and scarves and gloves can be shed, the […]
Once upon a time, there was a girl who looked for the most incredible luxury she could find. She decided that if there was a Four Seasons in any city in the world, she would try and stay there before looking anywhere else. Photostory – review follows the gallery. Four […]
Over the dunes, in a kingdom far, far away, there is an oasis they call Bab al Shams, or doorway to the sun. Photostory – review follows the gallery.
Ras Al Khaimah reserves its place as the most geograpically beautiful of the Emirates. It’s sands are redder, dotted more frequently with the magical ghaf tree. It’s hills are higher, tall enough even to be the only Emirate to ever get snow (the real kind that they don’t get in […]